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#356896 - 10/18/11 10:10 AM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: J. B.]
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Gotta love Alan's sense of humour!
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#356901 - 10/18/11 10:53 AM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Amie]
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Just wondering if the subwoofers are also wedged internally to counter the resonance??
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#356911 - 10/18/11 11:16 AM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Sarang]
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Loc: It's all about the location.
The new proportions look much better on the latest prototype VP160, imo.
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#356928 - 10/18/11 12:11 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Sarang]
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Sarang, Steve tells me I'm not understanding your question so I had better clarify . . . are you asking if the subs have bracing, or if they have the same wedge shape as the bookshelf, floorstanding and center channel speakers?
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#356945 - 10/18/11 01:36 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Amie]
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Amie, what I meant to ask was that contrary to the wedge shape of the floorstanders, center channels and bookshelf speakers, axiom subwoofers do not have anti-standing wave enclosure design (wedge shape) to counter the resonances. Are the resonances eliminated by some other means in the subwoofers?
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#356949 - 10/18/11 01:48 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Sarang]
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Sarang, the EP600 and EP800 DO have the ASW cabinets. I see what you mean about the others, though.
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#356951 - 10/18/11 02:03 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: tomtuttle]
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My guess is, like a good bran muffin, the LF just passes right through it. No shaping necessary. The box is sized to control air pressure.
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#356959 - 10/18/11 03:05 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Murph]
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Originally Posted By: Murph
My guess is, like a good bran muffin, the LF just passes right through it. No shaping necessary. The box is sized to control air pressure.


I give! You rule! You squeezed a scat reference into a tech thread. Brilliant!
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#356969 - 10/18/11 06:40 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Sarang]
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Sarang,

Since the subwoofers are only producing very long wave lengths it mitigates the need for the anti-symmetrical cabinet design. There could be aesthetic reasons for following the same design though.
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#356974 - 10/18/11 07:42 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Amie]
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Originally Posted By: Amie
Originally Posted By: BobKay

In all fairness, Amie, I started the Canadian Tire thing. Not that I don't like seeing Fred get bitch-slapped, but I'd rather it be for his own mischief. Generally speaking, if there's someone here dissing Canada, it's usually me. Please know that I am always smiling when I do it. Ha! "You people" make me laugh.


Roh-rooh . . . how do I unban someone? Apologies to Fred!

Oh sure, ban a guy while he's off for dental surgery.

No Bob, I did not have the surgery at Canadian tire after drinking 4 Timmies as anesthetics.
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